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Austin Fire Department

“Our Mission Goes Beyond Our Name” is the cornerstone of the Austin Fire Department (AFD). A leader in the fire service, AFD is on the cutting-edge of technology and training.

A leader in the fire service, the Austin Fire Department protects lives and property through extensive fire prevention and safety education efforts, in addition to a quick and effective response to emergencies. We continually strive to be the best fire department in the country!

In Memoriam: Devon Coney

Devon Coney

The Austin Fire Department has established the Devon Coney Scholarship Fund on behalf of his 5-year-old son, Davian. The Greater Austin Crime Commission has graciously agreed to help facilitate donations to this fund; 100 percent of all money raised will go towards Davian’s education. To make a secure online contribution, visit and click the “DONATE” button. Checks and money orders—made payable to the Greater Austin Crime Commission—should be mailed to P.O. Box 27016, Austin, TX 78755.

Please be sure to indicate your donation is for the “Devon Coney Scholarship Fund” in either the memo line of the check/money order, or in the “add special instructions to the seller” box for online transactions. For more information or if you have questions, call 512-482-8107 or e-mail


About the department in 2017


Contact Info

Phone: 512-974-0130

Fax: 512-974-0141

Wildfires are a fact of life in Texas, but we are not powerless against them.

The #1 Cause of Wildfires
96 percent of wildfires are caused by humans. 12 percent are Arson, but the #1 cause is burning trash/debris!